Brown and Black Belt Course and Dan Grading- 3 December 2023

On Sunday 3 December 2023, SKC England hosted a Black & Brown Belt Course at Willesden, North West London, followed by a Black Belt grading. The students enjoyed the training led by Chairman and Chief Instructor Sensei Eric Pich and SKCE’s senior Instructors. Technical advice was given to students to aid them with their forthcoming…

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SKCE National Championships 2023 – Sunday 19th November

The 2023 SKC England National Championships took place at Willesden sports centre on 19th November.  This was our first championships since the Covid lockdown.  Since most of our students will have not had recent experience of competition (if any at all), the day started with a short course. Students were split by grade and were…

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SKCE Instructors Course

Sunday 11 June 2023, saw our first SKCE Instructors Course of 2023 led by Chief Instructor, Sensei Eric Pich at Willesden Sports Centre. We had 40 participants, including current Instructors, those aspiring to become Instructors for the future as well as several younger attendees who are being mentored as future Instructors, some of whom are…

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SKDUN Legends – Guildford 25th March 2023

SKCE took a small team of competitors to the 22nd Legends Open championships, a very friendly and well run competition which has moved from Bracknell to its new location in Guildford this year. The team was accompanied by Janita Tan & Andrew Christoforou as coaches. Many of the SKCE team were experiencing competition for the…

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Brown & Black Belt Course and Dan Grading- 4 December 2022

The course led by Chairman and Chief Instructor, Sensei Eric Pich, was well attended. Students displayed a good standard of karate during the course and grading.  To obtain their grade, students have to produce and show sufficient and appropriate skills for each of the disciplines, kihon, kata and kumite to the satisfaction of the panel…

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SKCE Referees and Judges Course

Sunday 18 September 2022 saw our first SKCE Referees and Judges Course of 2022 led by Chief Instructor, Sensei Eric Pich at Willesden Sports Centre. Participants were current SKCE Qualified Referees and Judges and those aspiring to become Referees and Judges. Every participant was provided with Referee and Judges books. The course began with Sensei…

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SKCE Instructors Course

Sunday 20 June 2022, saw our first SKCE Instructors Course of 2022 led by Chief Instructor, Sensei Eric Pich at Willesden Sports Centre. Participants were current SKCE Instructors, those aspiring to become Instructors for the future as well as several younger attendees who are being mentored as future Instructors, some of whom are already assisting…

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SKCE Brown & Black Belt Course & Dan Grading

Sunday, 5 December 2021 saw our final black and brown belt course and grading of the year.  Congratulations to the following people who secured new Dan grades today   Shodan: Mischa Nicolas Vinaya Shah Yasmin Rana Judit Kiss Denis Barna Eli Gilbert Lina Tayeb Shyla Williams Durkin Diya Senghani   Nidan: Kyroe Carrington McKenzie Romeo…

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SKCE Invitational Championships 2021 – POSTPONED

Sorry to disappoint those that were looking forward to this competition but SKCE has decided to postpone the SKCE Invitational Championships scheduled for 21 November 2021 until (a provisional date of) 13 February 2022. We will confirm the February date towards the end of this year and if it seems that date will not work…

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Sensei Gerry Grey. …Our Chairman.

We are deeply saddened to announce the death on Sunday 31st May 2020 of our chairman Gerry Grey.  Gerry has been chairman of SKCE since its foundation in 2010.  He brought with him to the role a wealth of experience and knowledge. SKCE flourished under his calm and measured guidance, benefited from his many wise…

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SKCE Black & Brown Belt Course & Dan Grading

Sunday, the 27th of June saw the very welcome return of our black and brown belt courses, followed up by a Dan grading for those hopeful Karateka looking to make the next step in their karate journey. The course served as a nice (and timely!) reminder of the standard expected by Sensei Eric, not just…

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Latest Update on SKCE Dan and Kyu Gradings

Following the latest government announcement that 21 June will be pushed back, please note the SKCE Dan grading will go ahead on Sunday, 27 June. The SKCE Kyu (colour belt) Grading scheduled for Sunday, 11 July will now take place during that week with your instructor at your usual SKCE club venue.

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SKCE at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub

SKCENGLAND have secured a new dojo in the country’s largest Sports Complex. “Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub.” Gunnersbury Park Popes Lane London W3 8LQ Classes commence Sunday 6th June 2021 9.00-10.00am

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New COVID Restrictions / Online Classes

1 November 2020 Karate classes and leisure centres will close from Thursday 5 November 2020 due to the new Government guidelines. The last Karate classes will be Wednesday 4 November 2020. During this closure period, we are planning to run free Karate classes online. To get the most up to date information regarding Karate classes:…

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Movements Shotokan Karate Launches iOS App

Early on in the year Sensei Eric Pich Chief Instructor of SKCENGLAND was ask to collaborate in the making of a revolutionary Karate app . On 1st July along with two SKC instructors, Euan Pich & Sam Hackman they were filmed in a CGI studio ( see photos ) Sensei Eric was the studio motion…

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